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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Derwent.
This page contains three sections:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Derwent ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Derwent. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Professional hockey. He was born in Vermilion (Alberta) on Tueday August 20, 1907 and died in Saint Thomas (Ontario) on Tueday June 2, 1970 at the age of 62. He was buried at Elmdale Memorial Park Cemetery (Elgin County, Ontario) [Map].
How Far From Derwent to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a village such as Derwent to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Derwent and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Derwent. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Province of Alberta: https://www.alberta.ca/
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This page was last modified: 05 Jan 2020